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Blue Blood-ties

I came across an old draft from 2012 that was never posted a while back. It was written on November 20th, the day X Japan’s Yoshiki was born, emotionally scribbled down as I was watching live DVDs, celebrating by myself. 709 palabras más

Author Woes

Curry-nai! Legendary X Japan story births new line of instant curry

We get our hands on a box of curry from veteran rockers X Japan and feel the burning deep within our hearts, never to look back… 693 palabras más

Japan

Tohoku Earthquake - 5 years later

I had trouble writing this post.  It’s been nearly seven years since I left Miyagi-ken.  I haven’t gone back like I had planned, and now I don’t see my students coming to Southlake because they’ve grown up (also the age range changed).  416 palabras más

Music

A different level of rock star: The Yoshiki Show rolls on with documentary film We Are X

By now, everyone has heard about We Are X, the documentary film about one of Japan’s most legendary rock bands, X Japan. The film already won the World Cinema Documentary Special Jury Award for Best Editing by the Sundance Institute, and extra buzz picked up speed when it was announced that the movie would be screened at this year’s SXSW music festival in Austin, Texas last week. 1.219 palabras más

Editorials

TOP 5 | The most influential Japanese artists worldwide (2014)

Originally posted on October 19th 2014

In the last years, Japanese Music gained a certain attention worldwide thanks to some artists that have been able to represent their own concepts in a unique and attractive way, stimulating the curiosity of the western markets and bringing them to take in consideration that Japan is still one of the biggest and innovative music markets out there; Not that this huge musical scene was unknown before (we could name lots of artists that gained international success in the past), but thanks to the exposure gave mainly by the Internet, we’ve seen the interest of the global audience rise towards the land of the rising sun. 1.215 palabras más

Articles

'We Are X' Trailer: SXSW Rocks With Docu Screening Plus Yoshiki Gig

EXCLUSIVE: Here’s a cool intersection of film and music that helps set SXSW apart. The fest, which kicks off today, is hosting the opening screening of… 228 palabras más

News

That Time I Accidentally Found a Japanese Metal Bar in Osaka

I lived in a town that was very close to Osaka. As a result, leaving for an entire night to go clubbing in the city was a pretty common occurrence among the students I was living with. 1.710 palabras más

Japan